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, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of the executive committee the
. welcome to fox 5 morning news. city of baltimore will be all decked out in purple today as it proudy welcomes home the baltimore ravens. the city is holding a victory pade and celebration. things kick off at 10: 45 this morning at city hall. the parade will make its way to m & t bank stadium where fans are invited to one big party featuring the team at 12:30. ray lewis could do his signature dance one more time. tucker has a preview in the 6:00 hour. with more information about the day's big event, go to myfoxdc.com under web links. >> does tucker have a signature dance? >> have you seen the ellen dance on seinfeld? tucker. >> we hope he doesn't do that. >> good luck to tucker. the fans are going to worry about the weather today when they're outside because they will be so full of energy, they will warm themself up. expect it to be about 40 degrees by the time that parade does kick off. mostly cloudy skies across our area. we had a few passing flurries last night but a lot more to areas to the west over the mountains. to the west, currently, a wasn'ter storm warning for eastern west
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's kurt gregory has more. >> reporter: released in the small community of midland city, alabama, following the dramatic rescue of a 5-year-old held captive for seven days in an underground bunker. wait that a tightly knit community had been anxious to hear. >> at approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who's been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: police say the boy has been held captive by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes after dykes boarded a school bus last week, shot and killed the bus driver. fbi said negotiations with dykes deteriorated within the last 24 hours and that dykes was observed holding a gun. >> at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger, entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: nbc news has learned a diversionary device was used and that the hostage rescue team entered in a door at the top of the bunker. >> by grace of god, he's okay. that was the mission of every man and woman on this compound. >> reporter: the horrific ordeal now over for the 5-year-old. his parents and his community. kurt grego
white gold even if it has been a lot of work for folks in wichita and kansas city and across much of oklahoma. that area of low pressure that's producing the snow will be weakening, but we are really going to tap some very heavy moisture. it looks like we could be in for quite a soaker tomorrow afternoon. as the winter portion of this storm weakens, the next storm that forms, the same energy, it's going to be able to tap into the atlantic ocean. we've got a lot of heavy moisture that could be heading this direction. most of it will be in the afternoon. flood watches were expanded tonight to not only include d.c. and surrounding counties but loudon and northern portions of fauquier were added because streams and creeks could get a lot of water in a short amount of time and yes, winter weather advisories to our west. this is a concern for freezing rain and sleet that may build up to an inch or so at allegations above 1,000 feet. that includes washington county and the panhandle of west virginia. we'll be busy in the weather center tomorrow afternoon. you'll definitely want that umbr
on the boeing 737. >>> ed koch died. he served three terms and rescued the city from near financial ruins. gained a national reputation for his out spoken style and trademark question, how am i doing. koch died of congestive heart failure. he was 88 years old. charlie, you knew him well. >> i did. he was a true new yorker, a man who loved his city. until i saw him a few months ago, a man of the city and an incredible mayor. >> a documentary coming up soon. >>> and now white house officials tell cbs's major garrett they're disappointed at yesterday's confirmation hearing but they believe the former nebraska senator will be confirmed if only by a slim margin. one of the most damages remarks came from john mccain over the iraq troop surge. >> would you please answer the question. were you correct or incorrect when you said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam. were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? >> my reference to -- >> are you answering the question, senator hagel? the question is were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightfo
obesity in one of america ' s fastest cities. >>--- fattest cities. >> new orleans, whose rich cuisine draws tourists from around the globe, but its own residents eating choices get much of the blame for the city possibly as high levels of obesity. >> we have some of the biggest people in the world. it has become normalized. that is the real crisis. we think it is ok. >> but not for the health and education policymakers trying to change bad habits from the ground up. >> is kind of coming up out -- from this broccoli, little yellow flowers will grow. >> kids from low income families who really have access to fresh food learn about the nutritional value of the crops they grow themselves. this is one of dozens of local programs around the nation trying to reverse the national epidemic of obesity. >> my favorite part of garden is when we get to learn about food and health and crops that make you strong and big and tall. >> by teaching kids with their food comes from, you were giving them information about the choices that they make. maybe the next and what a snack, they reach for an apple.
-like conditions are felt out that way. kansas city will see the snow off and on throughout the day. heavy at times. look at this tornado watch moving through the panhandle and northern florida. that's an area where we could see very severe storms today. we are looking at perhaps up to a food of snow in the kansas city area and across northwestern missouri. chicago could end up with three inches out of this storm. >> a lot of snowfall. thanks so much. >>> can stocks rally after yesterday's major drop off? plus, a diet to ward off heart attacks and strokes. >>> iran photo shops the first lady. details in three minutes. you are watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. peoi go to angie's listt for to gauge whether or not the projects will be done in a timely fashion and within budget. angie's list members can tell you which provider is the best in town. you'll find
delay. a two hour delay is also in effect of course for winchester city schools. >> in maryland, allegheny, schools are on a two hour delays. delays. here they come. the snow is coming diewnd the delays come right behind it. >> not going to be a major storm by any means. worst case scenario, maybe an inch. -- the snow is coming down and the delays come right behind it. >> it will be out of here by 8:00, 9:00 this morning. so end for another hour or two before it gets east of the bay. there you go. you can see in the live shot, i don't know where we're looking but light snow falling across much of the region. this is uke on hill. and we'll continue to do so here. i think the major thorough fares -- we'll let julie talk about thask but the highways won't have an issue. the snow is falling lightly. you-- we'll let julie talk about that. locally, inside the beltway, if you are a viewer and it is starting to stick, let me know. i haven't had any reports of it sticking close to town yet. but potential we could get a dusting, coating, up to an in. of snow will be the worst case scenari
will be packing the streets of charmed city today as the ravens celebrate their latest super bowl win. good morning everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> i'm eun yang. welcome to "news4 today" for this tuesday, february 5, 2013. we caught a bit of a break with the weather this morning. that snow that threatened to slow down the commute was a no show. meteorologist tom kierein is here on what to expect had morning. >> no problems weatherwise this morning. ha system came and went quickly. right now it's in the upper 20s to near 30 in montgomery county. much of prince george's county right now low to mid-30s. that same thing in washington. arlington, in the low 30s and much of fairfax county in the upper 20s near 30 degrees. farther west, southwest, across northern virginia, only in the upper 20s to 30 degrees. that storm system quickly passed through. it went north of us. just a few flurries from it. did put down some snow in pennsylvania and new england. right now getting a few sprinkles of light rain eastern parts of the northern neck. 6:00 a.m. temperatures, upper 20s. few breaks in the clou
. >>> a celebration in new york city today as one of the most popular destinations there turns 100. the grand central terminal opened for business just after midnight on february 2, 1913. fox's rick has more on the history of the station. >> a century ago, the u.s. government pumped $80 million into a train station. trains, afterall, were in their hay day and their way to travel, but that didn't last long. planes and cars chipped away at rail way popularity. decades later, grand central was destined for for demolition. it was a successful effort and grand central terminal was named the national historic landmark. >> this is a 1906 generator. >> since then, this crown jewel of travel has been restored to its full glory. it remains new york's nucleus of train travel. commuters arrive on regional trains once every minute. every single day, more than, a lot more than 750,000 people come through grand central terminal. that is the entire population of the entire state of alaska walk through here every day. thousands come to visit the more than 100 stores and restaurants. one of the most recent addition
, alex savage. >> expect a large dui crack down before, during and after the game. cities across the bay area are setting up checkpoints like this one last night. a large show of force is a warning that drunk driving won't be tolerated. alcohol related car crashes increased 75% on super bowl sunday. >> you have the lights out. you have the cars out. we have the motorcycles out. we are trying to make a big impression that this is a big event and big thing for people not to do. >> in addition to checkpoints patrols will look for intoxicated drivers. bartenders, restaurant servers and people hosting super bowl parties can be held responsible if a drunk guest getting in to an accident. >> 49ers know they will have a big battlel tomorrow. joe joining us live from outside the super dome this morning in new orleans. good morning joe. >> reporter: good morning. i think we have got tone gotten to the point where we want to start playing but we are most familiar with the niners but the ravens are a good team and they have gone the under dog route. they had to win three playoff games. they had a
in police custody. and then, of course, there's the city of chicago. more people killed there last year than american troops killed in afghanistan. more than 40 gun murders so far just this year, and today they announced a new strategy. nbc's kevin tibbles starts us off from there tonight. good evening. >> brian, 2013 is barely a month old and already 42 murders in the city of chicago. the latest has galvanized this city into taking action. >> no one gets a pass. >> reporter: today, chicago city officials went on the offensive. taking aim at gun violence by calling for background checks on gun buyers. >> loss of any child, in any community, in this city, is a loss to the entire city. reporter: moving 200 more officers from behind their desks to the streets. >> if i have to put a policeman here, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365, we're going to make a point that this territory belongs to the community. >> i'm hadiya, year 2015. >> reporter: the victims have names and families. 15-year-old honor student, hadiya pendelton, has become the latest face of violence in this city. in sixth grade, sh
. >> people would live in the bay area's largest city are having a change of heart for the taxes. arrest cornell bernard tells us from san jose as the mayor is ready for the state of the city address. cornell? >> normally it is a word no one wants to hear but the mayor will make it a big part of the state of the city address. the word is "taxes." the mayor says the city needs a sales tax increase and will call on community leaders to organize a campaign to support police and fire services and restore pay for workers who had to take cuts to balance the budget. a poll suggests that voters could be willing to do that. there is 70 percent support if a quarter percent sales increase but 57 percent for half a percent increase. the earliest it would be on the battle is next year, the 5th sales tax measure voters have approved since the mayor took office in 2007. the state of the city address is underway at 6:30 right here at city hall. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in finding the killer of a 13-year-old girl. the guardi
this country, just today. and tonight, the plan to fight back in the city hardest hit. >>> sneak attack. chinese hackers launch an all-out assault on two of the biggest corporate names in america as the thought of cyber warfare just became more real for a lot of americans. >>> mixed signals in the american economy. wall street closes out its best january in almost 20 years. but what about the other indicators that we're headed for more trouble. >>> and breaking her silence. beyonce shows up in new orleans, and in the process delivers what one reporter called the first in your face moment of the super bowl. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. the people at the brady campaign to prevent gun violence, the people who also compile the numbers, tell us that so far today, 203 people have been shot in this country. that's just today, and just as of 6:00 p.m. eastern time. among the shootings, kauffman, texas, an assistant district attorney gunned down and killed outside the courthouse wher
city, missouri. >>> benghazi in the spotlight again. right now a senate panel is hearing testimony on the pentagon's response to the attack on u.s. facilities there. the senators also asking questions about an internal review following that attack. defense secretary leon panetta responded to criticism regarding the response time. >> we were not dealing with a prolonged or continuous assault, which could have been brought to an end by a u.s. military response. very simply, although we had forces deployed to the region, time, distance, the lack of an adequate warning, events that moved quickly on the ground prevented a more immediate response. >> after lunch today, president obama's pick for cia director is going to have to answer for the death by drone overseas. john brennan will go before the senate intelligence committee after four years as the president's counter terrorism aide during which he championed the use of drones or unmanned aircraft to take out perceived threats to the homeland. even perceived threats who may be u.s. citizens. a white house agreed only yesterday to give
debate over gun control is now taking center stage in one bay area city. >>> this could be a big day in the battle over marijuana. what's happening in washington, d.c. and here at home. >> reporter: more than $800 out of your pocket in one year all because of traffic. we'll tell you how the bay area ranked when it came to the country's most congested cities. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, february 5th. >>> we begin with developing news from the east bay. we've just gotten word that police have made an arrest in a -- in a hit-and-run accident that injured a mother and her two children that happened last night on crestview in pittsburg. alex savidge is live from the crash scene with the photo we just received from the suspect. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. yes, police tracked down the man they say was driving the car that hit this woman and two kids. they were hit right here in this crosswalk last night. police found that car a short distance april way-- away. i want to he s
the ancient city of luxor, south of cairo, an on board canister caused the balloon to plunge about 1,000 feet into a sugar cane field. the victims include tourists from china, japan, britain and france. >>> the reservation of the highest ranking catholic leader in britain said he will not vote at the upcoming enclave to pick the new pope. scotland's cardinal keith o'brien resigned. the vatican says pope benedict accepts the cardinals's resignation because he's near the age of 75, not because of accusations. >>> today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting death of 17-year-old trayvon martin. a million hoodie gathering is scheduleded here in new york city. the teen was shot by george zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer. zimmerman has pleaded not guilty. his trial is set to start in june. >>> in california, the search continues this morning for four people whose 29-foot sailboat disappeared off the coast of monterey. the distress call believed to be made by a man with his wife, son and a young cousin before they abandoned the sinking vessel. >> we are ban donning the ship.
a partial power outage at the superdome. a near comeback by the 49ers. >> now the city of baltimore celebrates the ravens tomorrow morning. it will be a darting at city hall and and at ravens stadium. >> super bowl 47 lives up to the hype. it was high-scoring, but tough and gritty. just the type of game the baltimore ravens love led by joe flacco, the ravens captured a narrow 34-31 win over the 49ers. >> super bowl belongs to baltimore. >> for a while, it looks like the ravenswood one a ray with the game. -- ravenswood --ravesns would run away with the game. then it was lights out. >> i don't know what happened. >> and one of the most bizarre moments, partial power went out in the superdome causing a 34 minute delay. >> please back up. >> once power was restored, they changed the gains momentum. less than two minutes left they had a chance to win, but the ravens held on. it was the final game in the career of ray lewis. >> baltimore, we are coming home, baby. >> in baltimore, fans erupted. for many the super bowl is more than a game. >> some tune in to see the commercials, like this
and businesses in one city. russian sciencists say it was the size of a school bus and was traveling at 40,000 miles an hour. it created a blast similar to 300-tons of dynamite. pieces caused craters20 feet wide. damage is estimated to be $33 million. it happened hours before the close call with a large ast era," d. it came with in 17,000 miles of earth. the crowd gathered to catch a look at the space rock. the light shows up in the sky are peaking the public's interest as well as congress. they say they will hold a hearing on so-called killer asteroids to find better ways to identity and address potential dangers. we have posted more of the video from that explosion. look for the video player right there on the front page. >> san francisco police need your help as they search for a man suspected of multiple attacks on women. he is a suspect in two random attacks and they say both involved women walking alone early in the morning. both victims say a man approached them from the opposite direction. suddenly started punching them and then ran away. one happened last month and one this month
and brash mayor, and the people of new york city loved him. we'll tell you about that, straight ahead. christine. >>> and the first jobs report of 2013 released in an hour and a half. the numbers for you, what it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're waiting for more information, the
. ♪ >> the city itself is try cultural. we both more authors and poets than most communities. >> welcome to santa fe on booktv. with the help of comcast cable partners for the next 90 minutes we will explore the literary scene and history of new mexico and its capital, a city resting at an altitude of almost 7,000 feet whose name means hope and faith in spanish. we will travel in and around this town of 80,000 to meet with local lawyers to learn about the unique cultures, personalities and history of the city and state that dates back 400 years to the times of colonization attempts by the spanish. all this and more as booktv and our comcast cable partners take you to santa fe. >> we're here in the palace press. james mcgrath morris and these are early printing presses. it seemed like a perk picked -- perfect place to talk about the man revolutionized american newspapers. webmac first started working on a boat people would react with recognition when i said i was writing about joseph pulitzer the clear from their expressions they knew the name but nothing about his life because pulitzer shares his
they captured in 2011. it shows a airport and city in afghanistan. this all comes as the senate intelligence committee will receive a classified document today. some members of congress are angry saying the white house targeted americans overseas without congressional oversight. reports showed two americans killed in 2011 were working for al-qaeda. we expect to learn more in the next hour, senators can question the defense secretary who is at a hearing this hour. also the white house spokesperson is meeting the media right now. live in washington. >> will iran's leader has rejected holding nudge negotiation was the united states. he rejected all direct negotiations. he said american threats don't frighten iran. however iran will take part in nuclear negotiations involving six world powers that include the united states. >> new, the president wrapped up his remarking at the national prayer breakfast in washington dc just about 45 minutes ago. the president, first lady and vice president all tended the event. its been a tradition for presidents to attend the prayer breakfast dating back to t
in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport and a city said to be a u.s. drone base in kandahar, afghanistan. iran says it used the drone to build its own unmanned aircraft. so far no official comment on the video from the u.s. >>> plenty of questions about u.s. drone policies are expected today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing starts just hours after lawmakers are set to receive a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the pentagon is reducing the number of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says sev
again. if he does choose to do so, he has a lot to boast about. the city has one and a half billion dollars in the bank. there is development across d.c. and more than 1,000 people moving into the city each month. but ethics likely going to be a big role in the next mayoral election. two councilmember have resigned, charged with felonies. several of mayor gray's come pain workers pleaded guilty to campaign crimes and mayor gray himself under investigation from federal prosecutors. we talked about all of that with tommy wells last night. as >> but the thaipg that will derail it for the city a government that has a crisis in ethics and certainly a government that loses the confidence in people we govern. that is something that we can't have happen and that is why i'm exploring a run for mayor to be sure we keep the progress of our great city going. -- but the change thing that will derail it for the city is a government that has a crisis in ethics. >> reporter: ward six councilman tommy wells going to be talking with an exploratory committee talking bay possible run for mayor on monda
learned that former new york city mayor ed koch has died at the age of 8. a spokesman says he died of congestive heart failure. the outspoken mayor known for his trademark phrase "how am i doing" served from 1978 to 1989 and was credited with lifting new york out of a crushing economic crisis that became the envy of other big u.s. cities. current new york city mayor michael bloomberg spoke about the mayor. he has ordered flags to fly at half staff. we'll have more on the man who once said he wanted to be mayor for life later this hour. ♪ these are... [ male announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor. [ male announcer ] finally mom's oven baked taste... straight from the microwave. like oven roasted chicken in a creamy alfredo sauce. marie callender's new comfort bakes. it's time to savor. if we took the nissan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and class-leading 38
city mayor ed koch has died. he passed away from congestive heart failure. he had really problems with his health over the last many years. mayor koch elected in 1977. he was a judge on the people's court, and he had been hospitalized recent well fluid on his lungs. moved to intensive care yesterday. he was 88 years old. richard socaridies joins us. writer for "new yorker," former aide to president clinton. when i was a kid growing up in long island, mayor koch was almost a mythical figure. >> larger than life. when i grew up in manhattan, he was mayor, and as you said, he was very feisty, said what he thought. new yorkers loved him. he gave new york some tough love. he would say whatever he thought, famous for savering a city from bankruptcy. but also governing at very challenging times, beginning of the aids crisis. a locality of racial tension and diversity. issues of racial tension and diversity in new york. he served during very challenging times, took very controversial positions, no one questioned he loved the city and a fighter for new york always. >> his personality itsel
've been in mali for four weeks fighting against islamic extremists. in mexico city, rescue workers kept up their search for survivors of an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run oil company. the blast happened late yesterday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 121 others. rescue workers dug through the rubble of the basement and first three floors of the building where about 250 people worked. the cause of the blast is still unknown and authorities are investigating. the retired cardinal of los angeles, roger mahony, was relieved of all his public duties today by his successor. it came as the diocese released thousands of previously secret documents showing he shielded priests who sexually abused children decades ago. the public censure was unparalleled in the american catholic church. mahony will still be able to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and
against islamic extremists. in mexico city rescue workers kept up their search for survivors of an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run oil company. the blast happened late yesterday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 121 others. rescue workers dug through the rubble of the basement and first three floors of the building where about 250 people worked. the cause of the blast is still unknown and authorities are investigating. the retired cardinal of los angeles, roger mahony, was relieved of all his public duties today by his successor. it came as the diocese released thousands of previously secret documents showing he shielded priests who sexually abused children decades ago. the public censure was unparalleled in the american catholic church. mahony will still be able to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and laid off all its workers.
of the passing of an icon, one of the city's and nation's most outspoken and popular politicians, ed koch has died of congestive heart failure. he served in world war ii and later was elected to three terms as mayor of new york city. ed koch dead at the age of 88. dramatic and contention day of testimony for senator charlie hagel. >> reporter: john mccain seized on hagel's opposition to the surge in iraq. >> the question is, are we right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer. >> reporter: over his 2008 comments related to israel that a quote jewish lobby intimidate a lot of people in congress. >> name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> well, first -- >> name one. >> i don't know. >> reporter: hagel was repeatedly pressed by both democrats and republicans to make clear this point on israel. >> i strongly support israel. >> reporter: and clarified his stan on iran. >> by the way, i've just been handed a note that i misspoke. >> reporter: hagel said he fully backs t
in new york city, the nation's largest public school operation, educators have softened the discipline code. so now students can curse at their teachers and simply get a reprimand. no suspension, just a little scolding. new york city education spokeswoman margie feinberg said new rules will keep the kids who commit low level infractions in class where they can learn from their mistakes. yeah. sure. as a former teacher, i know if the system allows students to curse out teachers in front of all students, all discipline breaks down. by the way, that's one of the reasons i said -- send my kids to catholic school in new york state. disrespect is everywhere. on the net, troubled people say the most horrendous things hiding behind their machines. on television reality program off the chart irresponsible. shows like jersey shore and this idiot thing in west virginia debase our culture all day long. the miami judge may have overreacted a bit, but he should be applauded. america has got to get back to basics. if we don't respect each other, we are headed for big trouble. i believe we are headed
fire storm swept across the german city and killed thousands. >> commemorative events were held for the victims today while elsewhere in the city, police were deployed to prevent clashes between yanase groups and anti- fascist activists. and at a memorial ceremony for dress dinners -- >> a memorial ceremony for dresdeners and many more. at the ceremony, we are thinking of those who needlessly perished in the second world war, a war that was started by germany. >> on february 13, 1945, britain's royal air force targeted dresden. with help from american bombers, the devastated the city, killing 25,000 people in just hours. much of the downtown area was destroyed along with industrial and military infrastructure. bombs were dropped indiscriminately and nearly everywhere to inflict maximum damage. copper bombing, a horrendous tactic now prohibited by the geneva convention. at a demonstration in the city center, thousands warned against forgetting about germany's nazi past which provoked the horrors of dresden, so the locals by locking arms to keep neo-nazis out of the memorial servi
.3 tremor hit the city of christchurch two years ago. nearly 200 people died, including a number of foreign students. nhk world's takao nakajima shows us how the city is remembering and rebuilding. ♪ >> reporter: this is a park in central christchurch, people have gathered to commemorate two years from the february earthquake. >> as we remember the destructive and terrifying earthquake that struck this city and the surrounding area two years ago today. >> reporter: the quake killed 185 people. nearly two-thirds of them were in this building in the city center. it used to house an english language school. it was damaged far more severely than other structures. investigators blame design flaws. 28 japanese were among the victims. some of the relatives visited the site where the building once stood. kazuo horita lost his 19-year-old daughter. >> translator: i feel more painful this year than last year. we want to know why the building collapsed and who is responsible. this should be clarified for the sake of our dead children. >> crews are still rebuilding central christchurch. the area incl
effect this week? >> reporter: he has got one more public appearance here in vatican city. he is going to hold his weekly audience on wednesday. and that is again expected to draw huge, huge crowds. he retires officially on thursday. he will fly out of here and go to castel gandolfo where he will stay for two months before he comes back to the vatican to go into his renovated monastery. lester? >> anne thompson at the vatican. thank you. >>> starting this wednesday, we will have continuing coverage of the pope's resignation on "nbc nightly news" as well as the "today" show, msnbc and nbcnews.com. >>> when "nbc nightly news" continues on this sunday, we will have the latest bizarre twist in the oscar pistorius case. >>> and later on, this academy awards night the real diplomats who live through the ordeal dramatized in one of this year's top films. >>> there was yet another surprise twist today in the case of oscar pistorius, who is accused of killing his girl friend and has been free on bail since friday. nbc's michelle kosinski has been following can the case for us in south africa. h
of dale city. slow newington to the beltway. across the 14th street bridge, allow extra time here, delays slowing at the beltway headed north to the potomac. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thanks, julie. we are following breaking news from overseas from turkey of an explosion at the american embassy. we're showing you live coverage from turkish tv from the scene. the video shows ambulances and emergency vehicles near the embassy. a turkish police official says a suicide bomber blew up explosions and two were killed. reports of several injuries. again, an explosion near the u.s. embassy in the capital of turkey. we'll bring you pdates as soon as we get them. >>> more breaking news now, this time from new york city. that is where former mayor ed koch has died from congestive heart failure. he had been in and out of the hospital throughout month of january, suffering from fluid in his lungs and legs. he was readmitted monday with shortness of breath. but doctors moved him into intensive care yesterday. koch served for three terms from 1978 through 1989, and is credited wi
pure albums. >> reporter: the sound city studio in la was a musical mecca from 1969 until it closed in 2011. so to memorialize and celebrate the music created there, groll has recorded an all star tribute record with artists like stevie nix and paul mccartney. all to honor the studio where nirvana created their album never mind. a place stevie nix credits with giving birth to fleetwood mac. >> i spent a lot of time at sound city, so that really, had it not been for that, there wouldn't have been a fleetwood mac. >> reporter: where dozens of other stars recorded their songs. >> seeing those platinum records on the wall -- >> tom petty. >> neil young. >> reporter: it was that con thaekz led these stars to appear in the documentary. >> stevie nicks, neil young, tom petty. these are people i don't hang out with every day. i would send them anmail and sahi, my name is dave. i'm making a movie. everybody wanted to be in the studio represented.at that rorter: despite it's grand history, even at its peak stars like rick springfield knew sound city was not a glamorous space. >> we thought th
, targeting innocent people in this city and in this region. yesterday leaders from throughout the region including leaders from businesses and unions, government, law enforcement and community groups came together to pull resources and protect our core values of public safety. collectively this group that by my office is posting a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner's capture. we will not tolerated anyone undermining the security, the tranquility of our neighborhoods and our communities. we will not tolerate this rein have terror that has robbed us of the piece of mind that residents of southern california deserve. we will not tolerate this murderer remaining at large. authorities from los angeles, irvine, riverside, the f.b.i., the united states marshal service and other agencies are working together to bring this ordeal to an end. let me say this. some of you have heard me say this over the last seven and a half years again and again. we are safe as we are. we are safer than any time since the 1950s and no small part because the lapd, the sheriff's departm
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